Father- John Victor a.k.a Vinod Raj (Actor) Mother- Rajeshwari (Sub-Collector) Brothers- Arvind (Younger, Actor) Sisters- Anita (Younger, Teacher)
18, Murali St, Mahalingapuram, Chennai
• Once he said something about Rana Daggubati in a media interaction which he simply didn't liked and replied him in a gentle way.
• In 2015, transgender community protested against his film I for their portrayal in the film.
Pazhya Sadam and Karruvattu Kolambu
Rajnikanth and Robert De Niro
Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts
Yanni and Michael Bolton
Girls, Affairs and More
Daughter- Akshita Son- Dhruv
12 Crore/film (INR)
$ 20 million
Some lesser known facts about Vikram
Does Vikram smoke?: Yes
Does Vikram drink alcohol?: Yes
His father left his home to become an actor, but only got supporting roles instead of leading roles.
His father’s struggle inspired him to get into acting line and hence he joined theatre plays in his college days, and even won the Best Actor award from IIT Madras.
Because of a severe accident in his college days, his acting career was haulted for around 3 years, also during this period he met his wife Shailaja .
He was first offered the role of Arvind Swamy in Mani Ratnam’s film Bombay, but he refused because he had to shave his beard , which he cannot do as he was doing some other film which has its requirement.
After 10 years of struggle, he gained fame with 1999s film Sethu.
He gave everything he had for his role in Sethu, like he shaved his head, lost 21 kgs and grew long nails.
His role of a Chithan (gravedigger) in the film Pithamagan was probably one of the toughest roles of his career.
In 2003, he won the National Award for his role of Chithan in Pithamagan.
He married his wife Shailaja at a mass marriage event in Guruvayur, Kerela.
For his challenging role of developmental disability in the drama Deiva Thirumagal, he spend time with mentally challenged people for a month to get into the character.
He is the brand ambassador of Sanjeevani Trust,Vidya Sudha (special children school) and also supports The Banyan charity.
Famous Tamil actor and director Thyagarajanis his maternal uncle.
For his 3 differnt look in the film I of 2015, he shaved off his head and lost 25 kgs of weight.